Michael S. Anger, M.D., FASN, FACP

President of Western Nephrology
Chief Medical Officer of American Renal Associates

Dr. Anger


About: Dr. Anger has lived in Colorado over 30 years and considers himself “almost a native.” He and his wife Rachel have four adult children, two greyhounds  (Betsy and Reesee), and numerous grand dogs and grand cats. In his free time he enjoys skiing, road biking, raising Koi, performing magic, and is the captain of his ice hockey team, the Fighting Kidneys.

Practice Philosophy: “The most important aspect of taking care of patients is listening to what they have to say. I try to spend extra time with each and every one of the patients I see, carefully analyzing what concerns they have and addressing each of them.”

Joined Practice: 1987

Primary Office: Westminster

Board Certification: Nephrology, Internal Medicine

  • College: SUNY Binghamton
    1974-1975
    Wilkes College
    1975-1977
    BS Biology
  • Medical School: Hahnemann Medical College
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1977-1981
  • Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1981-1982
  • Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1982-1984
  • Nephrology Fellowship: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Denver, Colorado
    1984-1987
  • Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    1985-1987

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine
    Clinical Faculty
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1987-present

  • 5280’s Top Doctors 2018
  • AOA Medical Honor Society
  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians